Charter Schools Bloom In New Orleans
by Andrea Hsu
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All Things Considered, August 14, 2008 Â· Since Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has become a laboratory of sorts for charter schools.
Seven new ones are opening this month â€” supported by millions of dollars in federal and private grants.
The funding draws educators like 28-year-old Channa Cook to New Orleans.